My Child, I am your Father in Heaven. I live within you. I know you are wandering in a desert wasteland within your soul, feeling like you are ebbing away. You hunger for a secure place to settle. I hear your cries of distress. I am aware of your trouble. I am leading you moment by moment as I settle you in my secure place. Paraphrase Psalm 107:4-9
I know your deep dark gloom and your chains of suffering. You stumble and falter with no person to help you. I am your Father, and I have mercy on you. I am bringing you up and out of your deep, dark gloom. I am breaking your chains of rebellion. I cut through the enemy’s gates of bronze and bars of iron. You are enveloped within my forever unfailing love. Paraphrase Psalm 107: 10-16
Remember, I am your Father, my child. I see and feel your affliction due to your choices, your loss of appetite and near-death weakness. My ears are not stopped; I hear the anguish of your cries. I save you from your distress. I rescue you from the grave. I heal your desolate soul Paraphrase Psalm 107: 17-22.
I am all-seeing. I know a tempest tosses you about. The waves rise to the heavens and plunge to the depths. Your courage melts away. You reel and stagger with no secure foothold. You desire to give up and fade away. I hear your cries. I hush the waves I still the storm to a whisper. My Child, I am guiding you calmly to my safe haven. Paraphrase Psalm 107: 25-31